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Nationwide Minimally Invasive Surgery Rates Triple for Pancreatic Disease

January 15, 2014

…of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) across the nation for patients with pancreatic disease. Although adaptation of MIS for this difficult-to-reach gland is recent, the growing trend points to improved patient outcomes, such as reduced bleeding and infections.

Sensor-Equipped Glove Could Help Doctors Take Guesswork Out of Measuring Spasticity

April 20, 2017

…rate muscle stiffness, these patients often receive doses of medication that are either too low or too high. Now, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital has developed new wearable sensors and robotics technology that could be used to accurately measure muscle stiffness during…

Mathematical Model Helps Predict Anal Cancer Risk in Persons with HIV Infection

July 1, 2022

UC San Diego researchers have created a mathematical model to help predict risk of anal cancer in persons with HIV infection and aid patients and doctors regarding screening decisions.

Novel Surgery May Prevent Lymphedema in Patients with Breast Cancer

November 5, 2019

Of the 3.5 million breast cancer survivors in the US, 1 in 5 will be diagnosed with a painful swelling condition called lymphedema, which can occur as a consequence of lymph nodes being removed. UC San Diego Health now offers a novel surgical procedure to help prevent this debilitating condition.

DNA Mutations Shed in Blood Predicts Response to Immunotherapy in Patients with Cancer

October 1, 2017

In a first-of-its-kind study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that a blood sample, or liquid biopsy, can reveal which patients will respond to checkpoint inhibitor-based immunotherapies.

Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies

June 12, 2018

The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada.

Vulnerability Identified for Subtypes of Glioblastoma

November 30, 2017

…a strategy that pinpoints a genetically distinct subpopulation of patients with glioblastoma that is particularly sensitive to drugs like cilengitide that target a cell adhesion receptor known as integrin αvβ3.

Study Identifies Potential New Class of Drug for Treating Ulcerative Colitis

August 15, 2012

…of rheumatoid arthritis has now shown positive results in patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine. The study will appear in the August 16, 2012 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

Guiding Lights: UC San Diego Launches Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery

December 5, 2019

UC San Diego launches new Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery. The center builds upon Roger Tsien’s legacy, delivering a new caliber of surgical precision to treat patients with tumors and disease of all types, identifying unhealthy tissues with a fluorescent glow.

What Molecules You Leave on Your Phone Reveal About Your Lifestyle

November 14, 2016

…study could have a number of applications, including criminal profiling, airport screening, medication adherence monitoring, clinical trial participant stratification and environmental exposure studies.

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